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WitcherCon releases official schedule of events

By Arthur Apostol Published Jun 29, 2021 2:38 pm Updated Jun 29, 2021 2:41 pm

Netflix and CD Projekt Red have revealed what to expect from the first ever WitcherCon virtual event.

First on the list is a panel with the cast of Netflix's The Witcher including Anya Chalotra (Yennefer), Freya Allan (Ciri), Mimi M. Khayisa (Fringilla Vigo), Paul Bullion (Lambert), and Henry Cavill (Geralt) which will focus on the 2nd season of the series.

“Destinies collide when the cast and showrunner of Netflix's The Witcher draw cards from an enigmatic deck of fan questions that will determine the path of the panel and the immediate fate of the guests. But these are no ordinary cards—prepare for surprise reveals, backstage insights, and a dash of chaos as our panelists take us through their journey of filming Season 2.”

There will also be a feature of the The Witcher videogames’ spin-off card game GWENT, and a feature of Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan’s Yennefer and Ciri as they look back at their characters during the shows first season.

CD Projekt Red will then take the stage as they remember their journey in creating the Witcher games and how it shaped games through the years.

“For over 13 years, the Witcher series of games has captured the imagination of gamers worldwide. Now, the developers behind the games discuss how they brought their immersive stories to life—before revisiting old memories, uncovering forgotten artifacts, and reminiscing about their favorite moments from the franchise.”

Fans, old and new will then get a deep dive into Kaer Morhen where Witchers can learn the ways of the School of the Wolf, A new mobile AR video game by Spokko called The Witcher: Monster Slayer, and figures inspired by the Witcher franchise.

Henry Cavill, who plays the White Wolf Geralt of Rivia, will lastly get a solo panel to end the event where he discusses a few topics related to the franchise.

“To close out WitcherCon, fans will hear from Geralt of Rivia himself, Henry Cavill, who will sit down with moderator Josh Horowitz (MTV & Comedy Central host) for an in-depth conversation about fantasy, destiny, and the wider Witcher Universe. The White Wolf may even have a surprise or two in store…”

WitcherCon will take place on July 10 at 1:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on Youtube and Netflix.

(Images from the WitcherCon official website)